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Mary Voracek

May 12, 1914-Jan. 16, 2008

Former Detroit Lakes resident Mary E. Voracek, 93, of Moline, Ill., died Wednesday, January 16, 2008 at the Frazee Care Center, Frazee.

Mary Elsie Hustak was born May 12, 1914 in Onamia, Minn. She attended and graduated from the Onamia schools. Mary moved to Fargo and married Frank Voracek in 1934. She worked at Herbst Department Store and Royal Jewelers in Fargo. She retired to Detroit Lakes in 1973. Frank died in 1979, and Mary moved to Moline in 2003. Mary spent the winters in Arizona and Hawaii, summering in Detroit Lakes. She enjoyed gardening, growing flowers, sewing and crocheting.

Mary is survived by a son, Donald Voracek (Lilli Iseman) of Moline. Her husband Frank preceded her in death.

A mass of Christian burial is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Detroit Lakes, with the Rev. Luis Silva officiating; there will be visitation for one hour prior to services at the church. Interment will be held in the spring at Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery, Fargo.

The David-Donehower Funeral Home in Detroit Lakes is serving the family.